Mental Health Awareness Week: Why taking photos improves your wellbeing

Image: Paul Sanders
(Image credit: © Paul Sanders)

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 we are looking at all the positive stories of and from people who have used photography to help them overcome physical challenges, anxiety and depression, and combat loneliness (which is the theme of this year's week).

But can photography really help people with mental health issues, including stress, depression and anxiety? Landscape photographer Paul Sanders believes so. 

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Graeme Green is a British travel photographer, journalist and travel writer, whose work has appeared in The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Sunday Telegraph, Wanderlust, National Geographic, South China Morning Post and others. For more, see . Follow him on Instagram at
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